The nine tailors : a Lord Peter Wimsey mystery [electronic resource] / Dorothy L. Sayers.
- ISBN: 9781453258941 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1453258949 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [United States] : Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller, 2012.
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While ringing in the New Year, Lord Peter stumbles into an ominous country mystery Lord Peter Wimsey and his manservant Bunter are halfway across the wild flatlands of East Anglia when they make a wrong turn, straight into a ditch. They scramble over the rough country to the nearest church, where they find hospitality, dinner, and an invitation to go bell-ringing. This ancient art is steeped in mathematical complexities, and tonight the rector and his friends plan to embark on a 9-hour marathon session to welcome the New Year. Lord Peter joins them, taking a step into a society whose cheerful exterior hides a dark, deadly past. During their stay in this unfamiliar countryside, Lord Peter and Bunter encounter murder, a mutilated corpse, and a decades-old jewel theft for which locals continue to die. In this land where bells toll for the dead, the ancient chimes never seem to stop.
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